This page provides example sentences of the verb "Make" in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.
Base Form make / Past Simple made / Past Participle made / Gerund making
She makes tea for breakfast every morning.
Present Simple Passive
Tea is made for breakfast every morning.
Just a moment, I am making the bed.
Present Continuous Passive
The beds are being made by Louisa today.
He has made every attempt to be kind to her this week.
Present Perfect Passive
She has been made president of the company.
Present Perfect Continuous
We have been making a lot of progress on the new project.
Alan made a telephone call yesterday evening.
Past Simple Passive
A telephone call was made yesterday evening at seven.
She was making the bed when the telephone rang.
Past Continuous Passive
The beds were being made when the telephone rang.
Jason had made the coffee before we arrived.
Past Perfect Passive
The coffee had been made before we arrived.
Past Perfect Continuous
She had been making telephone calls all morning when the director walked into her office.
I will make you a nice cup of tea.
Future (will) passive
Some sandwiches will be made for the children.
Future (going to)
We are going to make the class up next week.
Future (going to) passive
The class is going to be made up next week.
We will be making our own beds in three weeks time.
She will have made up all the beds by the time you arrive.
She might make a cup of tea.
If she makes lunch, you will enjoy it.
If she made lunch, you would enjoy it.
Past Unreal Conditional
If she had made lunch, you would have enjoyed it.
I can make some tea.
She must have made a cup of tea.